NASPA Alabama

Welcome to the NASPA website for the great state of Alabama! This website serves as a resource for NASPA members within the state of Alabama regarding all that is NASPA on the national, regional, and state levels. You may find information here about volunteer opportunities, scholarships, research, the state Drive In Conference, and much, much more! We invite you to look around the website to explore opportunities to engage with NASPA-AL. You can also connect with us on Facebook (Naspa Alabama) and Instagram (@naspaal).

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Welcome to the NASPA-AL website. I encourage you to see all that we have to offer and find ways to get involved at the state, regional, and national levels. Let me know how I can help.


One of the best resources available to you is the wide range of professional development opportunities available through NASPA. Our signature, annual event is the Drive In Conference which brings professionals together from around the state for a day of networking, learning, and recognition. Please save the date for 2021! The conference will be hosted on January 29, 2021 at The University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.


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NASPA Alabama seeks to support graduate students and new professionals to attend the NASPA Region III Summer Symposium. This year, two scholarships for $500 (total of $1,000) will be awarded to two current graduate students or new professionals to attend this year's symposium:

Region III Summer Symposium

June10-14, 2020

Orlando, FL

Questions? Contact Jessica Brown (NASPA-AL Secretary/Treasurer) via e-mail at

Scholarship Application and Selection Timeline

Monday, January 15, 2020: Applications open

Monday, February 17, 2020 @ 11:59pm: Applications due

Monday, March 9, 2020: Notification of scholarship

Monday, March 16, 2020: Deadline to accept scholarship

Scholarship Eligibility and Criteria

All applicants must be either a current graduate student enrolled at an Alabama institution or a new professional currently working in Alabama with less than 5 years of experience in higher education. All applicants must be NASPA members. Current NASPA-AL Board members are not eligible to apply. 

If selected, scholarship recipients will be required to:

  •       Accept the scholarship offer no later than Monday, March 16, 2020.
  •       Attend the Region III Summer Symposium.
  •       Fund conference registration, travel, meals and lodging in advance and keep all receipts.
  •       Receipts will then be submitted to the NASPA-AL Secretary/Treasurer for reimbursement up to $500.
  •       Complete a written or video reflection in regards to their conference experience that will be sent out after the conference.

Get Involved

Want to get involved? Help us build in state for our field? 

Give us a shout! Contact the Alabama State Chair, Abbygail Langham, for more information!